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Our twenty year old maytag died,need help to get it fixed motor seized,needs belt gasket and virtually all new insides,we live in Ricmond B.C.Canada and need agood qualified repairman to do the job can you help us out or should we buy a new one,we've told fix our old one.

Bob & Betty Clark

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It is better you look around for a new one................

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